Lives and works in London

Born Philippines 1988

Upcoming solo exhibition

Too Late to Turn Back Now, Ota Fine Arts

Tokyo 24th August - 21st September

Singapore 5th October - 9th November

Current group exhibitions

'Day Tripper' Liz Arnold, Maria Farrar and Samara Scott, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-sea until 13th October

Ways of Seeing, Whipps Cross University Hospital, Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 and the Government Art Collection 

Past solo exhibitions

2018 Eaves DeepMother's Tankstation project, London

2017 StraitsMother's Tankstation, Dublin

2016 MarineSupplement Gallery, London

2014 Philippine Embassy, London

Group exhibitions

2019 Present ProgressiveOta Fine Arts, Tokyo

2018 Hypnogogia, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

2018 Known UnknownsSaatchi Gallery, London

2016 December Mostra, British School at Rome

2016 Degree Show, Slade School of Art, UCL

2016 Pink Density, Clovis XV, Brussels

2014 Curious Struggle: Tim Patrick & Maria Farrar, Arthouse1, London

2012 Degree Show, Ruskin School of Art, Old Power Station, University of Oxford

2012 Debate, Curate, Collaborate, Krakow, Poland

2011 Watercolours, Dolphin Gallery, St John’s College, University of Oxford



2016 Melville Nettleship Prize, Slade School of Art, UCL

2016 Derek Hill Foundation Scholarship, British School at Rome

2014 Gwen John Scholarship, Slade School of Art, UCL

2013 Artist in residence, Mill Hill County High School, London

2010 John Farthing Anatomy Prize, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

2009 Travel Scholarship: Copenhagen, Lincoln College


2014 - 2016 MFA Painting, Slade School of Art, UCL 

2009 - 2012 BFA Fine Art, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford

2008 - 2009 Art Foundation, Lincoln College of Art


2019 'Icing on the Cake', Paul Teasdale, Gourmand magazine issue 12

2018 Sophia Stevi and Maria Farrar, Elephant magazine issue 37

2018 'Known Unknowns', Kate Enters, Wall Street International Magazine

2017 ‘Maria Farrar’ straits review, Gemma Tipton, Artforum Critics’ Picks

2017 ‘Maria Farrar: straits’, Rebecca O’Dwyer, mother’s annual


Government art collection, Magdalen College Library University of Oxford, and private collections